Red Sox/Yankees

on Wed Apr 17th, 2019 1:39 am
Paxton: 'We want to beat Boston every time’:
on Thu Apr 18th, 2019 12:13 am
Brett Gardner's grand slam in seventh inning rallies Yankees past Red Sox:
on Sat Apr 20th, 2019 11:46 pm
Benny's 5 RBI night powers #RedSox to win over Rays:
on Sun Apr 21st, 2019 10:53 pm
Break out the brooms:
on Fri Apr 26th, 2019 6:03 am
The offense keeps it rolling:
on Tue Apr 30th, 2019 7:15 am
THE RED SOX won the series opener vs. OAK, snapping a 2-game losing streak...Have won 3 of their last 5 games.· Have won 6 of their last 10 games, 9 of their last 17, and 10 of their last 19 after starting the season 2-8.· After allowing the A's to take a 4-0 lead in the 2nd inning, plated 6 runs in the 3rd, their 2nd-highest scoring inning of the season (7, 8th inning, 4/24 vs. DET).· 7 of their 12 wins have come in come-from-behind fashion.· Improved to 9-2 when they score 6+ runs, having won each of their last 7 such games.· Are 12-7 when they allow 6 or fewer runs, and 9-3 when they allow 4 or fewer.· Their last 3 wins have come by 4+ runs (11-4 on 4/24 vs. DET, 7-3 on 4/25 vs. DET)...Had just 1 win by 4+ runs before 4/24 (4-0 on 4/14 vs. BAL).· Their 12 hits tied a single-game season high (3rd time; also 4/5 at ARI, 4/24 vs. DET).· Stole a single-game season-high-tying 3 bases (Bradley Jr., Devers, Lin)...Matched their total on 4/2 at OAK and 4/21 at TB.· Went 6-for-14 with RISP after going 0-for-11 in their last 2 games...This homestand, have gone 16-for-36 (.444) with RISP in 3 wins and 2-for-26 (.077) in 4 losses.· Scored 6 unearned runs, tied for their most since 6/27/68 vs. CLE (7)...Have scored 6 unearned runs 14 times since then (last 5/6/17 at MIN). MOOKIE BETTS (3-for-4, R, RBI, BB) reached base a season-high-tying 4 times, extending his hitting streak to 5 games and his on-base streak to 10 games.· Singled 3 times, including an RBI single in the 3rd inning, plating the Red Sox' first run...Marked his 14th RBI.· His 3 hits tied a season high (3rd time, last 4/5 at ARI)...Has 10 hits, including 5 XBH, in his last 5 games (4 2B, HR).· Over the Red Sox' last 10 games, has reached base in 25 of 46 PA (.543 OBP), batting .447 (17-for-38).· Has reached base multiple times in each of his last 6 games and 9 of his last 10 (7 multi-hit games).· Following play on 4/17, was hitting .200/.305/.371...Is now batting .287/.391/.500.· Drew his team-leading 18th BB, his 6th in his last 6 games...Scored his team-leading 21st run. XANDER BOGAERTS (2-for-5, R, 2 2B, 2 RBI) tied the game in the 3rd inning with a 2-run, bases-loaded double.· Added another 2B in the 8th inning...Has 3 2B in his last 3 games and 9 of the season.· Brought his season RBI total to a team-leading 16.· Has reached base in 13 of his last 14 games and 23 of his last 25, batting .293 (27-for-92) with a .377 OBP and a .478 SLG.· Has 10 RBI in his last 9 home games, 21 in his last 18, and 35 in his last 31.· Has hit safely in his last 6 games vs. the A’s (.409/9-for-22), with 4 2B, HR, 3 RBI.· Since 2016, has hit .333 (25-for-75) in 20 games vs. OAK.· Has reached base in all 16 career home games vs. OAK, batting .371/.435/.516 (23-for-62, 6 2B, HR, 9 RBI).· Has 88 RBI in 97 career PA with the bases loaded...Has hit .363/.392/.650 in those PA, including a .484/.524/.903 line since 2017 (15-for-31, 7 BB). RAFAEL DEVERS (2-for-4, 2 R, 2B, BB, SB) singled in the 2nd inning and doubled in the 5th, extending his hitting streak to 5 games.· Has reached base in his last 13 games with a PA, matching a career-long streak from 7/23-9/5/18.· Has hit safely in 10 of his last 11 games, batting .378 (14-for-37).· Has reached base 29 times in his last 18 contests (.345/20-for-58).· In 13 games at Fenway this season, is 15-for-41 (.366) with a .458 OBP.· His 7th 2B of the season was his 200th career hit...Since 1908, the only other Red Sox hitters with 200+ hits at his age (22 years, 187 days old) are Tris Speaker, Bobby Doerr, Ted Williams, Tony Conigliaro, and Dalton Jones.· Stole his team-leading 4th base of the season...Is 1 shy of his career-high 5 in 2018. RYAN BRASIER (1.1 IP, SO) earned his first win of the season with 1.1 perfect IP. MATT BARNES (0.2 IP) recorded his 2nd save of the season (also 3/29 at SEA), recording 2 outs on just 2 pitches. MICHAEL CHAVIS (2-for-4, 3 RBI) drove in a career-high 3 runs on a pair of singles...Has 8 RBI in 9 career games.· Gave the Red Sox a lead with a 2-run single with 2 outs in the 3rd inning...Was his 2nd go-ahead RBI and first game-winner.· Has reached base in each of his last 6 games, and 8 of his 9 career games.· Has reached base in 15 of his first 37 career PA (.429 OBP) with a .643 SLG.· The last Red Sox hitters with 8+ RBI in their first 9 career games were Will Middlebrooks in 2012 (11) and Morgan Burkhart in 2000 (11). J.D. MARTINEZ (1-for-4, R, 2 RBI, SF) returned to the lineup and recorded an RBI single in his 2nd AB...Added another RBI on 8th-inning sacrifice fly.· Has hit safely in his last 4 games, 15 of his last 16, and 25 of his 27 games played this season.· Leads the Red Sox with a .337 AVG (34-for-101), .414 OBP, and 34 hits.· Has driven in 15 runs, including at least 1 in each of his last 3 games...Marks his longest streak since opening the season with 4 straight games with an RBI.· Is batting .455 (10-for-22) this season with RISP, going 5 for his last 9.· Ranks 2nd in the majors since the start of 2018 with a .394 AVG with RISP (71-for-180).· Has hit safely in his last 8 games vs. the A's, batting .323/.353/.613 (10-for-31, 3 HR, 6 RBI). EDUARDO RODRIGUEZ (4.2 IP, 7 H, 4 ER, 2 BB, 7 SO) allowed 4 ER over 4.2 IP, leaving with a 6-4 lead.· The Red Sox have won each of his last 4 starts.· Has received 3+ runs of support in 48 of his 94 career starts...The Red Sox are 41-7 in those games, including a 20-1 record in his last 21.· Caught Marcus Semien stealing (1-3-4) in the 5th inning...Was his 2nd career caught-stealing and first since 7/11/15 vs. NYY (Jacoby Ellsbury). JACKIE BRADLEY JR. (1-for-4, RBI, SB) singled in a run in the 7th inning, marking his 5th RBI of the season.· Has 22 RBI in 20 games vs. OAK since 2016, including 16 in 7 home games vs. the A's in that time.· Stole his 3rd base in 3 tries this season...Has been successful in 22 of his last 23 attempts dating back to 2017. ATHLETICS NOTES (14-17) THE ATHLETICS dropped their 4th consecutive game, matching a season-long losing streak (also 4/5-8).· Fell to 4-9 on the road this season, losing their 5th consecutive road game.· Have won 3 of their 5 games vs. BOS this season.· Scored 4 runs in the 2nd inning, their 6th inning with 4+ runs this season (previous: 4/23 vs. TEX, 6 runs in the 4th).· Fell to 11-8 this season when in games when scoring at least 4 runs.· All 6 of the Red Sox' runs in the 3rd inning off Frankie Montas were unearned...Marks the most unearned runs an Oakland pitcher has allowed since Brett Anderson on 5/15/09 at DET (also 6).· Were charged with 2 errors in the 3rd inning, their 2nd inning with multiple errors this season (4/28 at TOR, 2 errors in the 2nd)...Was the club's 6th game with multiple errors this year (1-5).· Allowed the Red Sox to steal 3 bases, matching the Athletics' single-game season-high in opponent stolen bases (also 4/2 vs. BOS, 4/14 at TEX). JURICKSON PROFAR (1-for-4, R, 2 RBI) hit a 2-run single off Eduardo Rodriguez in the 2nd inning, giving the Athletics a 2-0 lead.· Is batting .333 (10-for-30) vs. LHP this season.· Drove in multiple runs for the 3rd time this season (5 on 4/9 at BAL, 2 on 4/10 at BAL).· Extended his hitting streak at Fenway Park to 8 games (.300/9-for-30), the 4th-longest active streak by an AL visitor. MATT CHAPMAN (2-for-4, 2B, RBI, BB) singled and doubled in his 8th multi-hit contest of the season...Added a walk in the 9th.· Extended the Athletics' lead to 4-0 with a 2-out RBI 2B to right field in the 2nd inning...Was his team-leading 15th XBH.· Chapman's 20 RBI are the 2nd-highest total by an Athletic this season (Khris Davis-23).· Singled to right field in the 1st inning, beating the shift...Has 8 hits in 25 1st-inning at-bats this season (.320; 2 2B, 2 HR, 3 RBI, 3 BB, HBP).· Is batting .314 (16-for-51) over his last 16 games (9 R, 5 2B, 5 HR, 14 RBI, 9 BB).· Tonight marked his 8th multi-hit contest of the season, and 1st since recording back-to-back multi-hit efforts on 4/19-20 vs. TOR. JOSH PHEGLEY (1-for-2, R, RBI) pushed OAK's lead to 3-0 with an RBI single to left field in the 2nd inning off Eduardo Rodriguez· Is batting .355 (11-for-31) with 3 HR and 11 RBI on the road, compared to .176 (6-for-34) with 0 HR and 2 RBI at home.· Has 8 hits in 19 AB vs. LHP (.421) this season. FRANKIE MONTAS (4.1 IP, 8 H, 7 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 4 SO) lasted a season-low 4.1 innings and suffered the loss, snapping a 3-start winning streak.· His 7 runs allowed tied a career high...Also allowed 7 runs on 6/14/18 vs. HOU (5.1 IP) and 8/30/18 vs. SEA (6.0 IP).· Matched a single-game season-high by an Athletics' starting pitcher (also Marco Estrada on 4/16 vs. HOU). RAMÓN LAUREANO (0-for-3, R, BB, SB) reached on a fielder's choice in the 2nd inning and stole 2nd base, his 3rd stolen base in 4 attempts this season. MARCUS SEMIEN (2-for-4, BB) singled to center field to begin the 5th inning but was caught stealing (1-3-4) during Matt Chapman's at-bat.· Over his last 18 games, is batting .338 (24-for-71) with 14 runs, 5 2B, 3 HR, 13 RBI, and 9 BB.· Is batting .358 (19-for-53) in 13 road games this season...Has 7 multi-hit contests in those 13 games.
on Thu May 2nd, 2019 7:05 am
That's a Red Sox sweep:
on Mon May 6th, 2019 6:36 am
Dustin Pedroia's rehab stint with Sea Dogs has been extended through Tuesday at least: offense has another huge night in series finale win over Chicago:
on Tue May 7th, 2019 6:46 am
The Boston Red Sox' 3 game winning streak came to a crashing halt, as the Baltimore Orioles defeated the Red Sox 4-1, in Baltimore: ... rMAl76UtHg